WWOZ-FM's Mother's Day Tribute to Irma Thomas
WWOZ-FM in-studio performances, 2011-2016
New Orleans, La
May 10, 2020
01. WWOZ Mother's Day Tribute intro :33
02. Greetings From Irma Thomas :59
03. WWOZ Mother's Day Tribute intro :25
04. WWOZ Mother's Day Tribute intro for March 15, 2012 :08
05. David Torkanowsky intro (WWOZ studio, 3/15/2012) :08
06. What a Difference a Day Makes (WWOZ studio, 3/15/2012) 3:43
07. WWOZ Mother's Day Tribute intro for Oct. 11, 2011 :15
08. It's Raining (WWOZ studio, 10/11/2011) 4:32
09. River is Waiting (WWOZ studio, 10/11/2011) 4:34
10. Cold Rain (WWOZ studio, 10/11/2011) 5:03
11. (You Can Have My Husband But) Don't Mess With My Man (WWOZ studio, 10/11/2011) 3:09
12. WWOZ Mother's Day Tribute intro for Oct. 26, 2016 :48
13. Proud Mary (with Flow Tribe) (WWOZ studio, 10/26/2016) 5:37
14. WWOZ Mother's Day Tribute outro 2:21
WWOZ-FM's two-hour Mother's Day Tribute to Irma Thomas on May 10, 2020, included a live gospel performance from Jazzfest 2019, followed by several in-studio live performances and concluded with Irma's blues/R&B performance at Mardi Gras World from 2012. These are the in-studio performances that aired.
Tracks 5-6: WWOZ-FM studio, March 15, 2012, with jazz pianist (and DJ) David Torkanowsky
Tracks 8-11: WWOZ-FM studio, Oct. 11, 2011, with jazz pianist (and DJ) David Torkanowsky, guitarist Walter "Wolfman" Washington, drummer Simon Lott
Track 13: WWOZ-FM studio, Oct. 26, 2016, performing as a guest vocalist with local funk band Flow Tribe.
Most if not all of these were recording during WWOZ fund drives.
The Jazzfest performance (from May 5, 2019) was broadcast between Tracks 3 and 4. The Mardi Gras World performance (from March 31, 2012) was between Tracks 13 and 14. The non-WWOZ performances are included in separate torrents.
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